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Name two of the body's defense against infection
Non-Specific and Specific
Name three types of non specific defenses against infection.
anatomic
Physiologic Barriers
Inflamation
Name characteristics of Anatomic and physical barriers.
Intact skin
Normal flora
Nasal passages
Macrophages/phagocytes
Microbial inhibitors
Define Inflamation
Destory or dilutes the injurious agen
What are the five signs of inflamation.
Pain
Swelling
Redness
Heat
Impaired fucntion of the part.
What are the three stages of inflamation.
Vasuclar and Cellular response
Exudate
Repairative Phase
Describe some characteristics of the Vasucular or cellular stage.
Hyperemia: Heat and redness of inflamation
Chemotaxis: The action by which leukocytes are attracted to injured cells.
Define Exudate
Fluid escaped from blood vessels along with dead phagocytic cells and dead tissue cells.
Name some types of exudate
Serous: clear such as the fluid in blisters.
Purulet: Puss
Hemorrhagic or Sanguineous